re: California assembly shelves single payer bill. - anc on 6/26/17 at 1:17 pm
What is about to happen in Illinois is going to scare some of these progressive states and cities straight. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: A classic OT argument is in the news - anc on 6/26/17 at 1:13 pm
I just read up on the "Battle of the Sexes" from the 70s that all the feminists point to. Riggs was retired from tennis for over 22 years when he beat Margaret Court, who was No. 1 in women's tennis at the time. When Billie Jean King beat him, she was 26 years younger and he was out of shape...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
Over 6,000 Title IX complaints filed by ONE PERSON - anc on 6/26/17 at 1:02 pm
[link=(http://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/over-6000-title-ix-complaints-filed-one-person-last-year)]LINK[/link] Even modest and long-overdue budget cuts draw criticism. The Trump administration proposed cutting the budget of the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) from $1...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (10)
re: Yard games at a wedding trashy? - anc on 6/26/17 at 12:15 pm
This is a thing. Even custom corn hole sets for weddings. [img]http://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-hi279x/products/299/images/899/Baker_1__13337.1430588942.600.600.jpg?c=2[/img] [img]http://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-hi279x/products/286/images/846/Jenkins_1__30741.1430584198.600.600.jpg?c=2[/img]...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: In game thread: Supreme Court Orders and Opinions - anc on 6/26/17 at 9:24 am
[quote]They added a footnote though, that the ruling only applies to playground resurfacing. [/quote] Thats fine. No one in their right mind wants a state to fund a church. But this was a grant program for playgrounds. The church operated a licensed daycare in good standing. The only reason they...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: In game thread: Supreme Court Orders and Opinions - anc on 6/26/17 at 9:16 am
[quote]They overturned the Church Playground decision in Missou [/quote] in favor of the church. This is a good win for common sense. Church was denied the opportunity to apply for a state grant for its daycare playground. Interestingly, the state of Missouri has reversed it since. The f...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: The War on Work - anc on 6/26/17 at 9:02 am
[quote]Maybe we should force publicly funded universities to only offer degrees with value like engineering, nursing, etc., and do away with worthless degrees such as gender, african, general,and other studies.[/quote] I have come around on this. My list of useless degrees would look more like th...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
A classic OT argument is in the news - anc on 6/26/17 at 8:55 am
[link=(http://www.wapt.com/article/mcenroe-williams-would-be-ranked-like-700-on-mens-tour/10220981)]LINK[/link] John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be “like 700” in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men’s tour. McEnroe, speaking to NPR about his memoir “You Cannot Be Serious,”...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (22)
re: In game thread: Supreme Court Orders and Opinions - anc on 6/26/17 at 8:42 am
This will be the first "Bake a cake for a gay wedding" case to go before the Supreme Court. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: In game thread: Supreme Court Orders and Opinions - anc on 6/26/17 at 8:40 am
No action on Travel Ban this morning. Could be this afternoon or tomorrow. The justices added two new cases to their docket for next fall -- which means they will hear oral arguments and decide on the merits. The big addition today is Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Thi...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
Motorist tries to run over people during protest - anc on 6/23/17 at 2:02 pm
[link=(http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Motorcyclist-Allegedly-Tries-to-Run-People-Down-at-Federal-Healthcare-Protest-in-San-Francisco-430010763.html?_osource=SocialFlowFB_BAYBrand)]LINK[/link] in San Francisco. Motorcyclist could have hit someone if he wanted to. I didn't think there was muc...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
re: Will Ruth Bader Ginsburg die before she steps down - anc on 6/23/17 at 1:24 pm
I'm no conspiracy theorist but I could buy the theory that Scalia was murdered Then some hero in our government let it be known if a replacement was named then they would go public with it. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
Healthcare is going to be the downfall of this country. States cannot keep doing this. - anc on 6/22/17 at 2:20 pm
When Medicaid began in 1966, the government spent $1 billion on the program servicing 4 million enrollees at a per enrollee cost of $222/year. By 2010, when the Affordable Care Act passed, the government was spending $402 billion on the program servicing 54.5 million enrollees at a cost of $7,361...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (5)
re: Rumors You Have Heard That Caused Unnecessary Panic - anc on 6/22/17 at 1:54 pm
Gas shortages after 9/11. I actually fell into the trap and waited 30 minutes for gas. My MIL believed until the end that Obama was going to declare martial law and not give up the presidency. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Mississippi wins right to enforce religious exemptions law - anc on 6/22/17 at 1:41 pm
[quote]The law covers exclusions for premarital sex as well, but I doubt we'll see much done under that provision. [/quote] Honestly, who cares if a small town pharmacy cashier decides that she won't sell condoms to a 15 year old besides the 15 year old? ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (7)
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